a patient work

Let’s be honest. All too often we expect God to work within our time frames and within our step by step expectations. Then we feel frustrated when things don’t go the way we expect in our own lives or in the lives of people around us. We get so easily distracted by doing things for … More a patient work

on your mark, get set

an in-between time It’s hard to believe that we can say this, but we have finished all the tasks, analysis, and reports that were on the have-to-do list. In the big picture this whole language thing went pretty quick, but the days sure were long. Thousands of hours after we started, we can fluently speak … More on your mark, get set

Thank You!

Truck Update: The entire cost has been met! We’ve lost count of how many times God has provided through our amazing friends, family, and co-workers. Thank you so much to all of you who generously gave to help our team purchase a more reliable truck. Both of our families are awed and humbled by the … More Thank You!

Konomala Team Truck

Main Point:   As a team we have decided that it would be wise and strategic to buy a newer truck. Background:  Before we moved to PNG, we had always pictured ourselves living on an island where we needed to have a boat in order to get to a supply town. For whatever reason we never … More Konomala Team Truck

Expectations and Loss

Ideal vs. Real So here is what the “ideal” would have looked like for the past months in Konomala: After a quick settling-in time, our minds would quickly pick up where we left off in language and culture study.Then our days / weeks would be reasonably consistent and we would settle into a good rhythm as … More Expectations and Loss